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Feb 19, 2013 1:00pm PST
are not smart, they are not fair, they will hurt our economy, they will add hundreds of thousands of americans to the unemployment roll. people will lose their jobs. the unemployment rate might tick up again. >> cnn chief national correspondent john king is looking at the impact that we can expect from these cuts. >> webster defines sequester as to set apart or segregate. in washington, it's a fancy word for spending cuts. an example of political leaders in both parties are failing to do their most recent job. >> they have doubled down on the cuts i've outlined. >> here's what will happen. $85 billion in federal budget cuts kick in. that's 9% of nondefense spending and 13% of the pentagon budget over the next seven months. what's protected? medicare and social security. so are medicaid and food stamps, military personnel and the v.a. are examined. most federal agencies would make cuts and the white house warns, among other things, furloughs of the fbi, border patrol, and food safety inspections. the president says vital government services would suffer and the economy would weaken. republicans
Feb 16, 2013 3:00pm PST
the chance to get ahead. our economy is stronger when we harness the talents and ingenuity of striving, hopeful immigrants. and right now, leaders from the business labor law enforcement, faith communities, they all agree that the time has come to pass comprehensive immigration reform. now is the time to do it. now is the time to get it done. >> in his state-of-the-union address the president got almost the entire chamber roaring, the bipartisan response. our kate baldwin traveled to miami to get the back story on the rising gop star. >> good evening, i'm marco rubio. >> reporter: the 41-year-old senator already labelled the republican savior was blunt in his response to the president's state-of-the-union address. >> his solution to virtually every problem we face is for washington to tax more, borrow more and spend more. >> reporter: his big moment, however, overshadowed by an un-scripted drink of water. rubio took the water in stride. >> god has a funny way of reminding us we're human. >> reporter: that charm is one way to help him rise in the republican party. to better understand h
Feb 22, 2013 1:00pm PST
that doesn't endanger our economy and jobs. >> reporter: now, just to hammer that message home, the white house sent out ray lahood to talk to reporters at the white house briefing. he talked about what he called a cal c calamity if these cuts go through. 47,000 faa employees are facing furloughs. that would result in delays at the airports and air traffic control would not have the staff that they normally would have and they might be closed altogether at the small air traffic control offices. here's what the transportation secretary had to say. >> flights to major cities, like new york, chicago, san francisco, and others could experience delays up to 90 minutes during peak hours because we have fewer controllers on staff. delays in these major airports will ripple across the country. >> reporter: now, earlier today, house speaker john boehner sent out a tweet complaining that the president is spending more time trying to blame republicans that he's actually engaging in negotiations and i can tell you from talking to both the speaker's office and the office of senate minority leader mitc
Feb 23, 2013 3:00pm PST
because of the economy, maybe they will get something done. >> the idea of forced sequestration came out of the white house, almost all the republicans joined the democrats in voting for it. so there is a lot of blame to go around. >>> coming up, a shocking information about the fbi, bugging the boss's office. doris taerbaum finished her first marathon at 50. not everyone peaks in their twenties. throughout their lives. passion keeps them realizing possibilities. an ally for real possibilities. aarp. find tools and support at good morning, turtle. ♪ my friends are all around me ♪ my friends, they do surround me ♪ ♪ i hope this never ends ♪ and we'll be the best of friends ♪ [ male announcer ] introducing the reimagined 2013 chevrolet traverse. all set? all set. with spacious seating for up to eight. imagine that. chevrolet. find new roads. britta olsen is my patient. i spend long hours with her checking her heart rate, administering her medication, and just making her comfortable. one night britta told me about a tradition in denmark, "when a person di
Feb 21, 2013 4:00pm EST
never been stronger. ♪ (train horn) vo: wherever our trains go, the economy comes to life. norfolk southern. one line, infinite possibilities. >>> one of america's biggest cities is facing a financial crisis right now. it may go bankrupt. detroit used to be america's fifth largest city. that was back in 1960. it's now slipped to 18th having lost half of its population. this afternoon, michigan's governor told reporter he's putting off a decision on whether to put a special manager in charge of the city's finances and in a break from the kind of politics we often see here in washington, the governor went out of his way to avoid the blame game. >> we shouldn't be spending any time on the blame question. this isn't about the last year. this isn't about what's going on since mayor bing. this is an issue that's struck urly been there for decades. and if you look at what it behind all this, it's this, the decline in population. >> a huge decline in population. let's discuss what is going on. detroit's mayor is joining us. mayor bing, thanks for coming in. >> thank you, wolf. my pleasure.
Feb 18, 2013 1:00pm PST
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Feb 20, 2013 1:00pm PST
, health services will be slashed, border security will be compromised and the economy will take a hit if forced budgets cuts begin to happen on march 1st and the obama administration says republicans will be to blame. >> the pleas that the republicans are making are throw these people out of work. it's just -- it makes no sense. >> reporter: but when pressed on whether the president has his own plan to stop the cuts, white house press secretary jay carney pointed to the grand bargain mr. obama failed to reach with house speaker john boehner two careers ago. >> when you ask where's the president's plan, it's been there. it's at >> a budget plan for the long term, where is -- >> the president -- >> the president take the lead and -- >> first of all, congress has to act. >> reporter: less than two months since the fiscal cliff that resulted in tax increases on wealthy americans. boehner notes the idea for the automatic cuts originated in the white house adding mr. president, we agree that your sequester is bad policy. what spending are you willing to cut to replace it? th
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